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Opinion

Oil burners I've loved and lost – and the turbocharged future without diesel.

The Volkswagen TDI cheat saddled owners with something they didn't bargain for. It also saddled diesel admirers with the consequences of their enthusiasm.

Video

A Chinese park goer got a nasty surprise when a Siberian tiger pulled the bumper right off their Volkswagen.

Video

C'mon you're sick of Pokemon. This has the GTI.

Official

VW's simple statement says, 'Jetta Hybrid no longer available.'

Despite a new focus on electric vehicles, Volkswagen's single U.S. hybrid offering is being killed off.

Report

VW's official plan to US regulators will be submitted June 28.

Early rumors of the deal VW has struck with US regulators would see it pay diesel owners up to $7,000 per vehicle in a plan that could cost $10 billion.

Opinion

The converts brought in under the clean diesel notion may be lost on VW for a while, but the company still has loyalists committed to its other products.

Recalls

VW is recalling 92k models from 2015 and 2016 in the US because a camshaft lobe can fail and cause the power brakes to stop working. This recall includes the Jetta, Golf, Passat, and Beetle.

Official

Momo has a tuned 2016 Jetta GLI for SEMA, and its subtle mods are more about adding extra style than uncompromising performance.

VW may recall 100,000 diesel vehicles in India. In Switzerland, there have been 600 criminal complaints against the whole illegal software issue.

Study

Kelley Blue Book says auction prices for Volkswagen diesels on its site have gone down 16 percent since the emissions scandal broke.

Video

Consumer Reports made some interesting findings after claiming to have tapped into the cheat mode Volkswagen's TDI vehicles use to beat emissions testing.

Video

The Fast Lane Car attempts to trick a 2011 Volkswagen Jetta TDI into its emissions defeat mode over two dyno runs. It isn't clear cheat mode is actually active, but a power drop is detected from one run to the next.

Official

VW has launched a dedicated website to get diesel owners information on which models are affected, when they might be fixed, and other info about what's going on.

Video

Funny or Die has taken aim at Volkswagen and its diesel controversy, and the collateral damage comes in the form of the oft-derided 'basic' girl.

Featured

University Team Measured Big Gaps In Jetta, Passat Testing

A team of four researchers at West Virginia University unpeeled the first layers of Volkswagen's diesel cheating scandal. Here's how they did it.

Breaking

VW Purposely Evaded Emissions Tests For Diesels, EPA Says

Volkswagen intentionally installed software in nearly a half-million diesel vehicles that helped the cars evade substandard results on emissions tests, the federal government charged Friday.

Recalls

Volkswagen is recalling 420,000 vehicles in the US from several of its model lines because the wiring for the driver's side airbag can be torn. If this happens, then the safety device wouldn't work in a crash.